Baseball Set To Host League Season Opener
March 24, 2009
Weekly Baseball Crusader notes.
Overall Record: 5-13 (0-0 PL); Last Week: 4-3
Scoreboard: Bryant 4, Holy Cross 2, Worcester, Mass., 3/17
Holy Cross 5, Bryant 3, Worcester, Mass., 3/17
Holy Cross 10, Siena 3, Worcester, Mass., 3/18
Holy Cross 7, Yale 2, Worcester, Mass., 3/20
Quinnipiac 7, Holy Cross 3, Worcester, Mass., 3/21
Yale 8, Holy Cross 2, Worcester, Mass., 3/21
Holy Cross 3, Quinnipiac 1, Hamden, Conn., 3/22
Schedule: Tuesday, March 24 at Connecticut, Storrs, Conn., 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 25 vs. Boston College, Worcester, Mass., 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 28 vs. Lehigh (DH), Worcester, Mass., 12:00/3:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 29 vs. Lehigh (DH), Worcester, Mass., 12:00/3:00 p.m.
The Holy Cross baseball team travels to Connecticut on Tuesday, March 24, for a game scheduled at 3:00 p.m. The Crusaders will then return home for five games, hosting Boston College on Wednesday, March 25 and Lehigh in the Patriot League season opener with a four-game series on March 28-29.
Junior pitcher Matt Shapiro (Raynham, Mass.) led Holy Cross to a 3-1 road win at Qunnipiac on Sunday, March 22. Shapiro allowed just one run on six hits in seven and 2/3 innings pitched, picking up his first win of the season.
Junior shortstop John Sills (Milton, Mass.) led Holy Cross’ offense in last week’s seven games played, batting .464 (13-28) with five runs scored, five RBI, five stolen bases and two doubles.
Junior third baseman Matt Perry (Sudbury, Mass.) also had a strong performance in last week’s seven-game series, going 9-for-24 at the plate (.375) with five RBI, four runs scored, three doubles, one home run and one stolen base.